The Gurkha Brigade Association represents all the Regimental Associations of Britain’s Brigade of Gurkhas. Veterans and serving, and all ranks, anyone who has served with the Brigade of Gurkhas is a member. Our role is to foster comradeship and welfare, to preserve the heritage and history of the Brigade of Gurkhas and to sponsor and support Association or Brigade events. We work very closely with Headquarters the Brigade of Gurkhas, the Gurkha Welfare Trust and the Gurkha Museum, for the benefit of our soldiers and ex-servicemen. We provide information on relevant news and events, in UK and abroad, as well as help and advice for those starting a second career outside the Brigade
Brigade Culture and Language Team staff have deployed to Nepal to conduct Survival Nepali Culture and Language Course, which is being held at British Gurkha Pokhara in Nepal over the period of 7th of March – 13th of May 2022.
This year total of 20 students (British Young Officers); across the Brigade of Gurkhas are enrolled on ten weeks long course: six officers from The First Battalion, The Royal Gurkha Rifles, five officers from The Second Battalion, The Royal Gurkha Rifles, one officer from the Queen’s Gurkha Signals, two officers from the Queen’s Gurkha Engineers, three officers from the 10 Queen’s Own Gurkha Logistic Regiment, one officer from 4 Rangers and two officers from the Gurkha Contingent Singapore Police Force.
On completion of the Language course, students will undertake ten days Directed Duty Trek (DDT) arranged by Gurkha Welfare Trust Nepal. The DDT allows the students to practice their language skills learnt and explore the rural areas where they will meet many Ex-servicemen.